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COMMENTARY

The COMMENTARY tag applies to opinion page commentary columns.

Editor’s note: Both the Hubbard County Republicans and Hubbard County DFL are invited to write columns for the Enterprise’s Opinion page.
Last week, the United States bumped up against its $31.4 trillion statutory debt limit.
Lee Hamilton writes, "You have to remember that legislators are asked to vote on a stunningly complex array of issues, some of which they’re familiar with, some of which they’re not, and many of which have real consequences for real people."
On the other hand, unexpected bipartisan moderation could come from House rule changes that were demanded by Republican holdouts

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If you are awarded relief by a court in a lawsuit brought under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act, the award will be offset by the amount of any disability award, payment or benefit VA provided to you.
The 118th Congress convened Tuesday, Jan. 3.
"There have been all sorts of post-mortems since Election Day, but the broad outline was pretty clear. Americans, as is usually their habit, voted for reasonableness and common sense," says Lee Hamilton in this opinion piece.
Nearly half of kids with autism have wandered from safe supervision, and 60 percent of people living with dementia will wander at least once. We have seen these stories come to tragic ends.
The Park Rapids Area Schools construction project continues to steadily progress forward. A bond referendum of $51.65 million was approved on Nov. 2, 2021, with 55% voter approval. The district has partnered with local project management company ICS as well as the architecture firm of JLG architects.
The Park Rapids Downtown Business Association reminds the community that small business keeps local programs going.

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The following commentary was submitted by a reader for the Opinion page and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Echo Press.
Staff reporter Lorie Skarpness writes, "Earlier this year, the Senate passed a bill that would make daylight saving time last all year, but it has not gone into effect. If the House supports the bill, this could be the last year of standard time."
Lee Hamilton says, regardless of party, as Americans we should all hope that the Biden administration and congressional leaders can work together to find common-sense solutions.

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